Editor-in-Chief: Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISSN: 1538-2931
Online ISSN: 1538-9774
Frequency: 12 online-only issues/year, plus 4 print-only Highlights issues/year
Impact Factor: 0.758
National Nurses Week 2016


In honor of Nurses Week, enjoy the current issue of CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing for free!
Plus, we will continue celebrating nurses all month long, because a week is just not enough. 

To say thanks for all that you do, we are offering additional free content, special discount offers and more, in conjunction with our partners at Wolters Kluwer and NursingCenter.com.

Be sure to join the conversations on Social Media by using the hashtags below:

Call for Papers Announcement

Now Accepting Submissions for CIN Plus!

CIN features innovations, emerging technologies, and professional perspectives related to technology in nursing practice, education and research. Interprofessional topics and non-nurse authors are welcome. Tutorials are permitted. CIN Plus articles are shorter in length than regular CIN submissions (2500-3000 words or 10-12 pages double spaced). Instead of an abstract and keywords, CIN Plus articles include three key points that summarize the information conveyed by the article. CIN Plus is an online only feature, published monthly, and can accept charts and images in color. Supplemental material may be published online at no cost to the author.

• Publishing format: included in the journal of record, indexed in pubmed, available through ovid, published online  
• Peer-reviewed
• Word count: 2500-3000
• Structured abstract: none (in lieu of abstract, please include 3-5 bulleted key points)
• Tables: up to 2
• Figures: up to 5, color acceptable
• References: Should be included as appropriate
• Supplemental content: Supplemental material including images, slides, and video can be published online at no cost to authors

Manuscripts should be submitted through CIN’s online editorial manager system, the submission link and general author instructions are found here. Make certain to indicate in the cover letter that the submission is intended for CIN Plus.

  • Open Access
  • Free Access
  • Purchase Access
  • Partial Access

Current Issue Highlights

Upcoming Conferences

Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference
June 1 - June 3, 2016
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

NI 2016 - 13th International Congress in Nursing Informatics
June 25 - June 29, 2016
International Conference Centre
Geneva, Switzerland

Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics - SINI 2016
July 20 - July 22, 2016
University of Maryland, School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD


AMIA Annual Conference - 2016
November 12 - 16, 2016
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL


HIMSS 2017
February 19 - February 23, 2016
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

ANIA Annual Conference - 2017
March 30 - April 1, 2017
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA



Alliance for Nursing Informatics

Alliance for Nursing Informatics 

The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) represents a unified voice for nursing informatics.

As a collaboration of many organizations, the ANI provides the synergy and structure needed to advance the efforts of nursing informatics professionals in improving the delivery of patient care. Read the full vision and mission here.

Be sure to also check out the latest from the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group

All members of affiliated ANI Member Organizations receive a subscription discount to CIN! Contact your organization for more details.

We want to hear from YOU!

Announcing 2016 CIN Readership Survey!

For nearly 35 years, CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing has been at the interface of the science of information and the art of nursing, publishing articles on the latest developments in nursing informatics, research, and educational technology. 

We are asking for your input on how we are doing, what you think of the recent changes to CIN and what improvements can be made to ensure that CIN remains a valuable resource.

The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and can be accessed at:

All of your responses will be kept confidential and only looked in the aggregate. Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address at the end of the survey for a chance to win one of 5 American Express Gift Cards.  Your information will only be used for this drawing.

Thank you in advance for your time and insight.
CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing

ASHPE Award Winner

Congratulations CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing
2016 ASHPE Award Winner!

Bronze Award:
Best Original Research
Social Media: The Key to Health Information Access for 18- to 30- Year Old College Students
(Volume 33, Issue #4)


Continuing Education in Nursing Informatics

CE Connection
To access all CE opportunities as featured in CIN:Computers, Informatics, Nursing,
Click here.

Nursing Informatics Boot Camps
For Full Program details and upcoming events, Click here.

Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI)
For Full Program details and upcoming events, Click here.